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JVC KD-X480BHS Digital Media Receiver

Product Descriptions

JVC KD-X480BHS Digital Media Receiver (does not play discs)

In a world where technology continues to shape our daily lives, the JVC KD-X480BHS Digital Media Receiver emerges as a game-changer in the realm of car audio entertainment. Designed for the modern driver, this sleek and feature-packed receiver is here to redefine your driving experience. Let's take a closer look at what makes the KD-X480BHS a must-have for music lovers, tech enthusiasts, and anyone seeking a smarter way to enjoy audio on the road.

Alexa, Your Voice-Controlled Companion

Amazon Alexa Compatible

Incorporating Amazon Alexa into your car audio system is no longer a dream but a reality with the KD-X480BHS. Imagine effortlessly controlling your music, getting news updates, and much more using just your voice. Alexa integration puts you in the driver's seat, quite literally, allowing you to ask questions, request your favorite songs, adjust the volume, and even skip tracks with ease. It's a whole new level of convenience, and it's as simple as asking a question. Alexa is your co-pilot on this audio adventure.

Enhanced Audio Performance

5.0V High-Voltage 3 Pre-Outs

The KD-X480BHS doesn't just provide great sound; it takes audio quality to a whole new level. With three RCA terminals for pre-outs featuring a 5.0V high voltage, this receiver significantly reduces transmission noise and distortion when connected to an external amplifier. Your music will sound clearer and more powerful than ever before.

Seamless Bluetooth Control

Streaming Music

Whether you prefer streaming from your favorite apps or enjoying your music library, the KD-X480BHS has you covered. Stream with ease, control playback, and adjust the volume—all at your fingertips.

JVC Streaming DJ

Take your road trip playlist to the next level. Connect up to five Bluetooth devices simultaneously, turning your car into a DJ booth where you and your friends can take turns playing music. The party never stops when you're in control.

2 Phones Full-Time Connection

Stay connected with two phones simultaneously via Bluetooth. Pairing is secure and straightforward, allowing you to receive calls from either phone with a simple push of a button on the receiver.

Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile 1.7

Experience crystal-clear hands-free calling with HFP 1.7 Wideband Speech support. Enjoy higher voice quality and improved noise reduction, making conversations on the road smoother than ever.

iPhone Bluetooth Automatic Pairing

Simplify your life. Connect your iPhone via USB, and the receiver's automatic Bluetooth pairing function takes care of the rest. No complicated procedures, just seamless connectivity.

Low Battery Information

Worried about your Bluetooth device running low on battery? The KD-X480BHS has you covered. It will alert you with a beep sound and display a "LOW BATTERY" warning on the receiver, ensuring you stay connected.

Stunning Visuals

2-Line VA LCD Display

Visuals matter, and the KD-X480BHS excels in this department. Equipped with Vertical Alignment (VA) LCD panels, it offers a broader viewing angle and enhanced visibility. The 2-line display provides more information and includes captivating animation effects, making your car's dashboard come to life.

2-Zone Variable-Color Illumination

Customize your car's interior like never before. The KD-X480BHS allows you to mix the front panel illumination into two separate color zones. With 50 preset patterns (including 49 colors and 1 user-defined preset), you have ample options for personalization. Plus, manual settings let you fine-tune each RGB color by 32 steps, offering a staggering 32,768 different colors for each zone (Zone 1 and Zone 2). You can even enjoy dynamic illumination with a selection of 10 color animation patterns.

Music Sync. Effect

Let the rhythm take control. The KD-X480BHS changes illumination patterns in sync with your music. You can even preset your preferred key colors, so your car's interior lighting dances to your favorite tunes.

Spanish Text Display Compatible

Language diversity is essential. The KD-X480BHS caters to Spanish-speaking users with an on-screen display menu available in Spanish, ensuring accessibility and ease of use.

Radio Revolution

Built-in HD Radio

Experience the future of radio with HD Radio technology. This digital advancement allows radio stations to transmit more information within the same radio wave, resulting in higher-quality sound and additional content. With HD Radio, AM stations sound like FM stations, while FM stations broadcast with CD-like sound quality. Say goodbye to static and audio distortion—HD Radio offers crystal-clear reception with minimal noise.

Ready for SiriusXM Radio

Expand your horizons with the KD-X480BHS. It's ready for SiriusXM Radio, granting you access to over 100 channels of music, sports, and entertainment. (Optional SiriusXM tuner required, sold separately)

High-Speed Charging

High Current 1.5A Charging

In the age of smartphones, staying powered up is a priority. The KD-X480BHS features a USB port capable of rapid charging, with a maximum output of 1.5A. Keep your devices charged and ready for your journey.

Sound Enhancement Technology

K2 Technology for Enhanced Digital Sound Quality

JVC's proprietary K2 Technology is at the heart of the KD-X480BHS, offering enhanced digital sound quality. K2 expands the frequency range, reproducing the original master sound faithfully. It even restores the high-frequency range above 20kHz that is typically lost during CD formatting, ensuring your music sounds as intended.

Time Alignment

Achieve perfect synchronization of sound with the Time Alignment feature. By selecting the speaker type and distance to the center of the listening position, the receiver automatically adjusts the timing of sound output from each speaker. Every note reaches your ears at precisely the same moment for an immersive audio experience.

Space Enhancement

Experience virtual surround sound with Space Enhancement. Even with just two speakers, this technology adapts and optimizes sound based on your vehicle's size, creating a surround-like audio experience.

Sound Response

Don't let compression impact your music. The Sound Response feature boosts low frequencies that may be lost during audio compression to MP3 or AAC formats. Your music retains its depth and richness, no matter the format.

Sound Lift

Take control of your audio experience by adjusting the height of the speakers through sound frequency adjustments. Fine-tune your sound to match your preferences.

Volume Link EQ

Volume Link EQ is your ticket to a clear, enjoyable listening experience. It selectively boosts frequencies in the audio signal to counter the impact of road noise, ensuring that your music shines through, even in noisy environments.

Audio Customization at Your Fingertips

13-Band Equalizer

Tailor your audio to perfection with the 13-Band Equalizer. Manually adjust the sound to suit your unique taste and preferences.

Convenient Control

Remote Control App

Take control to the next level with the "JVC Remote" app, available for both iOS and Android. Manage your receiver's source directly from your smartphone using simple finger gestures. Customize your audio settings and access detailed source information, including song titles, artist names, and album art, all from the palm of your hand.

Short Body for Easy Installation

The KD-X480BHS features a reduced chassis depth, contributing to weight reduction and making installation a breeze. It's designed to fit seamlessly into a wide range of vehicles.

Optional Remote Control

For added convenience, an optional remote control (RM-RK52) is available. You have the flexibility to choose the control method that suits your preferences.

Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready

Don't sacrifice convenience. The KD-X480BHS is compatible with third-party adapters (sold separately) that allow you to retain factory steering wheel control functions. It's all about keeping you in command.

A Smart Entertainment Hub

The JVC KD-X480BHS Digital Media Receiver isn't just an audio system; it's a smart entertainment hub for your car. With Amazon Alexa integration, advanced sound technology, customizable visuals, and seamless connectivity, it elevates your driving experience to a whole new level. Say goodbye to ordinary car rides and welcome the future of in-car entertainment.

FAQs

1. Can I use Amazon Alexa with the KD-X480BHS for hands-free control of music and other functions? Yes, the KD-X480BHS is Amazon Alexa compatible, allowing you to control your music and more using just your voice.

2. How does the 5.0V high-voltage pre-out system benefit audio quality? The 5.0V high-voltage pre-outs reduce transmission noise and distortion when connected to an external amplifier, resulting in clearer and more powerful audio.

3. Can I connect multiple Bluetooth devices to the KD-X480BHS simultaneously? Absolutely! You can connect up to five Bluetooth devices at once, making it easy to switch between music sources on the fly.

4. What is the advantage of K2 Technology in the KD-X480BHS? K2 Technology enhances digital sound quality by expanding the frequency range and restoring high-frequency details lost during CD formatting, delivering a superior audio experience.

5. Does the KD-X480BHS support steering wheel controls, and how can I use them? Yes, the KD-X480BHS is steering wheel remote control ready. You can retain factory steering wheel control functions with a third-party adapter (sold separately) for added convenience and safety while driving.

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JVC 1 Year Limited Warranty

SKU: KD-X480BHS UPC: 46838002892

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  • Bluetooth Control: Yes (Ver 4.2, Wired-Mic included)
  • Frequency Range: 530 – 1,700kHz (Frequency Step 10kHz)
  • Maximum Power Output: 50W x 4 / 50W x 2 +Subwoofer (4 ohms) 50W x 1
  • High-Pass Filter/Low-Pass Filter: Yes/Yes
  • Wired Steering Remote Control Ready: Yes

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Product Descriptions

JVC KD-X480BHS Digital Media Receiver (does not play discs)

In a world where technology continues to shape our daily lives, the JVC KD-X480BHS Digital Media Receiver emerges as a game-changer in the realm of car audio entertainment. Designed for the modern driver, this sleek and feature-packed receiver is here to redefine your driving experience. Let's take a closer look at what makes the KD-X480BHS a must-have for music lovers, tech enthusiasts, and anyone seeking a smarter way to enjoy audio on the road.

Alexa, Your Voice-Controlled Companion

Amazon Alexa Compatible

Incorporating Amazon Alexa into your car audio system is no longer a dream but a reality with the KD-X480BHS. Imagine effortlessly controlling your music, getting news updates, and much more using just your voice. Alexa integration puts you in the driver's seat, quite literally, allowing you to ask questions, request your favorite songs, adjust the volume, and even skip tracks with ease. It's a whole new level of convenience, and it's as simple as asking a question. Alexa is your co-pilot on this audio adventure.

Enhanced Audio Performance

5.0V High-Voltage 3 Pre-Outs

The KD-X480BHS doesn't just provide great sound; it takes audio quality to a whole new level. With three RCA terminals for pre-outs featuring a 5.0V high voltage, this receiver significantly reduces transmission noise and distortion when connected to an external amplifier. Your music will sound clearer and more powerful than ever before.

Seamless Bluetooth Control

Streaming Music

Whether you prefer streaming from your favorite apps or enjoying your music library, the KD-X480BHS has you covered. Stream with ease, control playback, and adjust the volume—all at your fingertips.

JVC Streaming DJ

Take your road trip playlist to the next level. Connect up to five Bluetooth devices simultaneously, turning your car into a DJ booth where you and your friends can take turns playing music. The party never stops when you're in control.

2 Phones Full-Time Connection

Stay connected with two phones simultaneously via Bluetooth. Pairing is secure and straightforward, allowing you to receive calls from either phone with a simple push of a button on the receiver.

Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile 1.7

Experience crystal-clear hands-free calling with HFP 1.7 Wideband Speech support. Enjoy higher voice quality and improved noise reduction, making conversations on the road smoother than ever.

iPhone Bluetooth Automatic Pairing

Simplify your life. Connect your iPhone via USB, and the receiver's automatic Bluetooth pairing function takes care of the rest. No complicated procedures, just seamless connectivity.

Low Battery Information

Worried about your Bluetooth device running low on battery? The KD-X480BHS has you covered. It will alert you with a beep sound and display a "LOW BATTERY" warning on the receiver, ensuring you stay connected.

Stunning Visuals

2-Line VA LCD Display

Visuals matter, and the KD-X480BHS excels in this department. Equipped with Vertical Alignment (VA) LCD panels, it offers a broader viewing angle and enhanced visibility. The 2-line display provides more information and includes captivating animation effects, making your car's dashboard come to life.

2-Zone Variable-Color Illumination

Customize your car's interior like never before. The KD-X480BHS allows you to mix the front panel illumination into two separate color zones. With 50 preset patterns (including 49 colors and 1 user-defined preset), you have ample options for personalization. Plus, manual settings let you fine-tune each RGB color by 32 steps, offering a staggering 32,768 different colors for each zone (Zone 1 and Zone 2). You can even enjoy dynamic illumination with a selection of 10 color animation patterns.

Music Sync. Effect

Let the rhythm take control. The KD-X480BHS changes illumination patterns in sync with your music. You can even preset your preferred key colors, so your car's interior lighting dances to your favorite tunes.

Spanish Text Display Compatible

Language diversity is essential. The KD-X480BHS caters to Spanish-speaking users with an on-screen display menu available in Spanish, ensuring accessibility and ease of use.

Radio Revolution

Built-in HD Radio

Experience the future of radio with HD Radio technology. This digital advancement allows radio stations to transmit more information within the same radio wave, resulting in higher-quality sound and additional content. With HD Radio, AM stations sound like FM stations, while FM stations broadcast with CD-like sound quality. Say goodbye to static and audio distortion—HD Radio offers crystal-clear reception with minimal noise.

Ready for SiriusXM Radio

Expand your horizons with the KD-X480BHS. It's ready for SiriusXM Radio, granting you access to over 100 channels of music, sports, and entertainment. (Optional SiriusXM tuner required, sold separately)

High-Speed Charging

High Current 1.5A Charging

In the age of smartphones, staying powered up is a priority. The KD-X480BHS features a USB port capable of rapid charging, with a maximum output of 1.5A. Keep your devices charged and ready for your journey.

Sound Enhancement Technology

K2 Technology for Enhanced Digital Sound Quality

JVC's proprietary K2 Technology is at the heart of the KD-X480BHS, offering enhanced digital sound quality. K2 expands the frequency range, reproducing the original master sound faithfully. It even restores the high-frequency range above 20kHz that is typically lost during CD formatting, ensuring your music sounds as intended.

Time Alignment

Achieve perfect synchronization of sound with the Time Alignment feature. By selecting the speaker type and distance to the center of the listening position, the receiver automatically adjusts the timing of sound output from each speaker. Every note reaches your ears at precisely the same moment for an immersive audio experience.

Space Enhancement

Experience virtual surround sound with Space Enhancement. Even with just two speakers, this technology adapts and optimizes sound based on your vehicle's size, creating a surround-like audio experience.

Sound Response

Don't let compression impact your music. The Sound Response feature boosts low frequencies that may be lost during audio compression to MP3 or AAC formats. Your music retains its depth and richness, no matter the format.

Sound Lift

Take control of your audio experience by adjusting the height of the speakers through sound frequency adjustments. Fine-tune your sound to match your preferences.

Volume Link EQ

Volume Link EQ is your ticket to a clear, enjoyable listening experience. It selectively boosts frequencies in the audio signal to counter the impact of road noise, ensuring that your music shines through, even in noisy environments.

Audio Customization at Your Fingertips

13-Band Equalizer

Tailor your audio to perfection with the 13-Band Equalizer. Manually adjust the sound to suit your unique taste and preferences.

Convenient Control

Remote Control App

Take control to the next level with the "JVC Remote" app, available for both iOS and Android. Manage your receiver's source directly from your smartphone using simple finger gestures. Customize your audio settings and access detailed source information, including song titles, artist names, and album art, all from the palm of your hand.

Short Body for Easy Installation

The KD-X480BHS features a reduced chassis depth, contributing to weight reduction and making installation a breeze. It's designed to fit seamlessly into a wide range of vehicles.

Optional Remote Control

For added convenience, an optional remote control (RM-RK52) is available. You have the flexibility to choose the control method that suits your preferences.

Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready

Don't sacrifice convenience. The KD-X480BHS is compatible with third-party adapters (sold separately) that allow you to retain factory steering wheel control functions. It's all about keeping you in command.

A Smart Entertainment Hub

The JVC KD-X480BHS Digital Media Receiver isn't just an audio system; it's a smart entertainment hub for your car. With Amazon Alexa integration, advanced sound technology, customizable visuals, and seamless connectivity, it elevates your driving experience to a whole new level. Say goodbye to ordinary car rides and welcome the future of in-car entertainment.

FAQs

1. Can I use Amazon Alexa with the KD-X480BHS for hands-free control of music and other functions? Yes, the KD-X480BHS is Amazon Alexa compatible, allowing you to control your music and more using just your voice.

2. How does the 5.0V high-voltage pre-out system benefit audio quality? The 5.0V high-voltage pre-outs reduce transmission noise and distortion when connected to an external amplifier, resulting in clearer and more powerful audio.

3. Can I connect multiple Bluetooth devices to the KD-X480BHS simultaneously? Absolutely! You can connect up to five Bluetooth devices at once, making it easy to switch between music sources on the fly.

4. What is the advantage of K2 Technology in the KD-X480BHS? K2 Technology enhances digital sound quality by expanding the frequency range and restoring high-frequency details lost during CD formatting, delivering a superior audio experience.

5. Does the KD-X480BHS support steering wheel controls, and how can I use them? Yes, the KD-X480BHS is steering wheel remote control ready. You can retain factory steering wheel control functions with a third-party adapter (sold separately) for added convenience and safety while driving.

Documents

Warranty

JVC 1 Year Limited Warranty

JVC KD-X480BHS Digital Media Receiver

$178.00 $199.00

Key Points

  • Bluetooth Control: Yes (Ver 4.2, Wired-Mic included)
  • Frequency Range: 530 – 1,700kHz (Frequency Step 10kHz)
  • Maximum Power Output: 50W x 4 / 50W x 2 +Subwoofer (4 ohms) 50W x 1
  • High-Pass Filter/Low-Pass Filter: Yes/Yes
  • Wired Steering Remote Control Ready: Yes

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